Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
now is john hope bryant, the group's founder and serves on the president's advisory council on financial capability and former u.n. ambassador andrew young, a global spokesperson for operation hope. you are welcome to both of you. you are having a summit here in atlanta this week. tell me, first, john, about the group's mission and about the summit a little bit. >> well, our mission is very humbly trying to continue some work that dr. martin luther king was doing when he passed on to a better place. he was focused on the poor people's campaign in 1968, and his last book was where we go from here, chaos or community, and i think these are the same questions we're trying to answer right now. our mission is silver rights, not civil rights, but silver rights to make free enterprise and capitalism to work for the poor and i would argue they even view middle class today, you feel poor. if you are living in a major city, making less than $450,000, $50,000, $70,000 a year, living in a small town, making $25,000, $30,000 a year struggling to make ends meet, so folks living from paych
Nov 10, 2012 4:30am PST
obama is no john boehner. >> i spent my whole life chasing the american dream. >> reporter: with president obama it almost takes a still photo to capture the tears and then nostalgia gave way to kissing those tears goodbye. jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> who cries from just one eye? can the man cry any way he wants to? all right. thanks for starting your morning with us. >> we've fought much more ahead on "cnn saturday morning." it starts right now.
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
in taxes. i'm not going to do that. >> speaker john boehner, like wise, struck a tone and drawing a hard line saying everything is up for negotiation. >> clearly, the deficit is a drag on our economy. and we can't continue to spend money we don't have. i don't want to box myself in or anybody else in. i think it's important for us to come to an agreement for the president, but this is his opportunity to lead. >> the senate has already passed legislation that would raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 while preserving the bush tax cuts for the middle class. the latest now on tuesday's election. the president's margin of victory has now increased. he now has a 51% edge over romney in the national popular vote. that is up from a tie that we saw on election night. but down in florida, they are still counting the ballots. officials have until noon today to submit unofficial results to the secretary of state. cnn has yet to project a winner there, but with 97% of precincts reporting, president obama has a lead over romney. the romney campaign has conceded the race in florida. and for